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Study: Bikes Hurt 1,000 Pedestrians a Year in New York

Injuries caused by bicyclists are far more common than previously thought, with an average of 1,000 pedestrians hurt annually in New York state alone, a new study shows. New York City accounted for about half of those injured. One quarter …

Plan: Dozens of Hawaii Roads Danger to Pedestrians

A state transportation draft master plan identifies dozens of areas across Hawaii that are dangerous for pedestrians. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Tuesday 13 of those “areas of concern” are on Oahu, while 18 are on neighbor islands. One of those …

Report Finds Pedestrians at Risk in West Virginia

A new report says unsafe street and road designs are putting West Virginia pedestrians at risk. The report by Transportation for America ranks West Virginia 24th nationally for pedestrian risk. From 2000 to 2009, 237 pedestrians were killed in the …